Thesaurus > Related Words: confiscate

  Words related to confiscate

Related / Similar Words: impound, attach, sequester, seize, appropriated, condemned, confiscated, seized, taken over, forfeit, forfeited

 

Definition:
  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork";
  • taken without permission or consent especially by public authority; "the condemned land was used for a highway cloverleaf"; "the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain";
  • surrendered as a penalty;

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    Hyponyms: garnishee, garnish, distrain

     

    Grouped Verbs: sequester

     

    Derivational Morphology: seizure, confiscation, arrogation, sequestration, requisition, attachment, impoundment, impounding, internment, poundage

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: konfiskere   Esperanto: konfiski  
    Finnish: takavarikoida   French: confisquer  
    German: konfiszieren   Hebrew: להחרים  
    Italian: confiscare   Spanish: decomisar  
    Swedish: konfiskera   Telugu: జప్తు చేయు  
    Urdu: Chean liya jayai  
     
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